He has previously wrestled for the Ring of Honor (ROH) promotion, where he is a former ROH World Tag Team Champion and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former IWGP Tag Team Champion, both held with Matt Taven.
Bennett and Taven operate a wrestling school in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
On October 3, 2004, at the New England Wrestling Association's Return to Exile show, Bennett was part of a battle royal in which the final two competitors would face each other for the vacant NEWA Heavyweight Championship.
Bennett and Brian Rogers were the final men left, and later that night Bennett defeated Rogers to win the NEWA Heavyweight Championship.
There were some on the corporate side that wanted Patron to be gone from the company.